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What Caregivers Should Know About Learning Disabilities and Dementia

The Advocate

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Caregivers of those living with individuals with learning disabilities are well-placed to recognize the symptoms of dementia, even the early subtle changes. These symptoms could include changes in mood and behaviors, the time it takes for the individual to carry out or complete tasks, differences in the way they approach those tasks, and changes in their memory, reasoning and language. When these changes start taking place, the caregiver will have new needs that have to be met.

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